Title

The Role of Parents in Introducing Children to Financial Services: Evidence From Ghana-YouthSave

Author

Shiyou Wu

Additional Authors

Despard, Mathieu R.; Chowa, Gina

Publication Date

3-1-2017

Summary

The original version of this paper was presented during the Financial Capability and Asset Building Convening hosted by the Center for Social Development at Washington University in St. Louis and the University of Maryland's School of Social Work, May 12-15, 2015. Support was generously provided by Wells Fargo Advisors, the Arthur Vining Davis Foundation, and the Woodside Foundation.

Document Type

Article

Category

Financial Inclusion

Subarea

Financial Capability

Original Citation

Wu, S., Despard, M. R., & Chowa, G. (2017). The role of parents in introducing children to financial services: Evidence from Ghana-YouthSave. Journal of Family and Economic Issues, 38(3), 453–462. doi:10.1007/s10834-017-9519-6

Project

Financial Capability and Asset Building

Keywords

financial capability, financial knowledge, financial literacy, financial services, adolescents, Ghana, youth, YouthSave, parental involvement

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